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Old 01-17-2009, 07:37 PM   #11
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You won't be too old to cook until you're too old too eat. Go for it!

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Old 01-17-2009, 07:53 PM   #12
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I don't think any age is too old to go to cooking school.

As to what happens when you graduate, I have no idea. Maybe our pros can answer the questions as to what to expect for jobs and career when you are done.


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Old 01-17-2009, 07:55 PM   #13
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trust yourself, i am 70 years old and i don't think that is to old, you go for it. do us proud.
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Old 01-17-2009, 08:26 PM   #14
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I'm in the middle of a career change, back in college at age 50. So no you are not too old to go to cooking school.
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Old 01-17-2009, 08:43 PM   #15
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You are never too old to learn. The only question you have to ask yor self will you be able to stand by the stove all day. Will you be happy with salary the new cook gets. In all the truth, if I were to loose my job I would go to cooking school my self.
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Old 01-17-2009, 08:44 PM   #16
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You are never too old!!!!

My mom went back to school and got her Master's degree when she was in her late 50's!

Go for the gusto!
Geez! Don't sound so shocked! We ain't in wheelchairs yet! Modern science and medicine has worked wonders for us.

And isn't 50 the new 30? Or is it 40?
So 45 would be??????

Go for it. Then we can all live vicariously through you!
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Old 01-17-2009, 08:51 PM   #17
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Hey Callisto, my inlaws live in Mooresville! We visited them a couple years ago and ate at a fancy restaurant out there (I forget the name). We sat at the bar because it was quiet, and I talked to the waiter/bartender who was going to cooking school. He said that he was going to either a community college or technical school there, and working during the evenings. He felt that he could get just as good of an education there than at one of the big culinary schools, and I would tend to agree. You might want to check it out...
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Old 01-17-2009, 10:06 PM   #18
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follow your passion. go for it. 45 is not too old.
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Old 01-17-2009, 11:14 PM   #19
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Never too old... and anyway 45 is not old for changing careers nowadays.

Age wouldn't worry me... taking a hobby/love and turning it into a job can be rough as well as rewarding though.
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Old 01-18-2009, 01:16 AM   #20
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Hey, I don't mean to make anyone who's 45 feel old, but I do. I feel very, very old. The women in my family don't live much past 60 so I guess it just feels old.
Sweetie, at 67, your 45 is absolutely infantile! Don't count chickens before they hatch. So what if "the women" before you haven't lived much past 60. You are not they. and this is 2009.

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